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2012 Xbox LIVE Update Beta Program Enrollment Now Open

Microsoft is taking enrollments for the 2012 Xbox LIVE Update Beta Program. Enrollment is on a first come, first serve basis.

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Kinect for Windows

Kinect for Windows. Really? Kinect is a hardware device that makes using the Xbox 360 game controller easier to use. Kinect allows gamers to use hand gestures and voice to…

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You Can Kinect in More Ways than One

One hardware surprise that has come about for Microsoft is Kinect. This hardware is a motion sensing input device for the Xbox 360 video game console and Windows PCs. The Xbox 360 console operates around a webcam-style add-on peripheral.…

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Amazon Unveils Their Instant Video App for the Xbox 360

The Xbox grows even stronger as a living room entertainment device with the addition of Amazon’s Instant Video service app for the console.

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Three Entertainment Apps for XBox

Three new entertainment apps are now available on Xbox LIVE. They are xfinity from Comcast, HBO Go from HBO, and MLB.tv xfinity Comcast launched the XFINITY TV on-demand service on…

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New Kinect technology – Beamatron

During the past year, Microsoft Kinect has seen the technology go from gamers to uses in science and education. Now Microsoft has revealed a new use for Kinect. Its latest…

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Kinect makes an Impact as Education Hardware

Kinect is being used for education purposes. This is a surprise given that When Microsoft Corp. launched Kinect worldwide in 2010, it’s intended market was the gaming crew. And it…

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Dave Cutler and the Future of XBox

Microsoft has successes with the OS, Windows Client and Server plus multiple applications. It has been moderately successful with Azure, its cloud service and Office 365. It has had very…

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Kinect for Windows SDK Beta 2 adds Support for the Microsoft Windows 8

Last week was the one year anniversary of Kinect and Microsoft showed the new Kinect Effect blog relating to the device.  But now, here is the new Kinect for Windows website.…

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Microsoft Announces Kinect SDK for Windows 7

Microsoft have finally announced that they will be releasing an official SDK (software development kit) for Kinect this Spring. Up until now, all we’ve had is some hackers doing there…

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